Champion family letters

Champion family letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Champion family
Creator: Champion, Aaron
Creator: Champion, Henry
Creator: Champion, Moses
Creator: Champion, Reuben
Title: Champion family letters
Dates: 1816-1869
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (65 folders housed with minor collections MS 1301 and MS 1302)
Abstract:The collection consists of correspondence of the Champion family from 1816-1869 (with gaps). The bulk of the collection contains letters written by Aaron Champion of Savannah (Ga.) or Moses Champion of Monticello (Ga.) to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. of West Springfield (Mass.). The Champions comment on the social, political, and economic situations occurring in Georgia during the antebellum period. The collection also contains an 1816 letter from H. Stebbins of Savannah to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. pertaining to Savannah, the people, commerce, and slavery; three letters from Henry Champion of Montgomery (Ala.) to Dr. Champion discussing the proposed statehood of what was then the western territory; and a series of letters written from Savannah during the Civil War discussing the formation of the Confederacy, the progress of the war, and its effect upon the civilian population.
Coll. Number: ms1301(m)

Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Confederate States of America.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865.
Georgia--Social life and customs--19th century.
Monticello (Ga.)
Savannah (Ga.)
Slavery--Georgia.
State succession.
Statehood (American politics)

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Champion family letters, MS 1301. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11H. Stebbins to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 18 February 1816
 
2Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 30 November 1817
 
3Clinton, Henry Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 29 November 1818
 
4Montgomery County, Alabama, Henry Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 24 September 1819
 
5Savannah, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 2 December 1819
 
6West Springfield, Mass., Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. to Aaron Champion (Savannah), 30 March 1820
 
7Montgomery, Alabama,, Henry Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 20 November1820
 
8Montgomery, Alabama, Henry Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 4 March 1821
 
9Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 29 January 1822
 
10Jasper Col, Ga., Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 9 May 1822
 
11Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 28 May 1823
 
12Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 27 March 1824
 
13Savannah, Henry Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 14 April 1824
 
14Monticello, Moses Champion to Aaron Champion, 24 August 1824
 
15Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 4 January 1826
 
16Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 26 May 1827
 
17Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 12 June 1827
 
18Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 2 September 1827
 
19Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 30 September 1827
 
20Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 20 January 1828
 
21Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 13 July 1828
 
22Savannah, E. J. Purse to Mrs. Irma Champion (West Springfield), 13 January 1829
 
23Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 6 March 1829
 
24Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 28 April 1829
 
25Montreal, Elizabeth DeWitt to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 29 June 1829
 
26Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 9 May 1830
 
27Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 27 March 1831
 
28Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 11 June 1831
 
29Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 22 September 1831
 
30Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 8 January 1832
 
31Savannah, Mary Anne Champion to Elisabeth Champion (West Springfield), 22 July 1833
 
32Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 6 September 1833
 
33Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 14 July 1834
 
34West Springfield, Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. to Elisabeth Champion (Hartford), 13 June 1835
 
35Monticello, Moses Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 1 February 1836
 
36Monticello, Moses Champion to Elisabeth Champion (West Springfield), 16 May 1837
 
37Savannah, "Terra Ferma" to "My very dear friends at home", 8 October 1837
 
38Savannah, unsigned to "My dear Mother", 1 November 1837
 
39West Springfield, Dr. Reuben Champion," Jr. to Elisabeth Champion (Savannah,), 12 January 1838
 
40Monticello, Emily Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. (death of Moses Champion), 28 April 1838
 
41Monticello, Lucy Powell to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 28 April 1838
 
42Monticello, Emily Champion to Elisabeth Champion (West Springfield), 18 February 1842
 
43Monticello, Emily Champion to Elisabeth Champion, 23 January 1843
 
44Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 22 November 1843
 
45Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 14 November 1844
 
46Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 8 July 1845
 
47Monticello, Elizabeth G. Champion to Elisabeth B. Champion (West Springfield), 7 February 1848
 
48Monticello, Elizabeth G. Champion to Elisabeth B. Champion (West Springfield), 24 July 1848
 
49Monticello, Elisabeth Champion to Elizabeth Champion, 1 February 1849
 
50Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 22 January 1861
 
51Savannah, Jane C. Day to "Lizzie", 11 February 1861
 
52Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 13 February 1861
 
53Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 12 March 1861
 
54Savannah, incomplete 8 pp, 29 June 1861
 
55Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 29 June 1861
 
56Jersey City, Charles Moore to Mrs. Elizabeth C. Luthrop (South Hadley, Mass.), 8 July 1861
 
57Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 5 August 1861
 
58Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 27 June 1862
 
59Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 9 January 1863
 
60Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 10 March 1863
 
61Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 28 March 1865
 
62Savannah, Aaron Champion to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr., 12 August 1865
 
63Savannah, Aaron Champion to Elisabeth C Luthrop, 15 August 1865
 
64Savannah, Aaron Champion to Elisabeth C Luthrop (on death of Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr.), 20 October 1865
 
65Savannah, Aaron Champion to Elisabeth C. Luthrop, 10 February 1869